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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan L Manual 2.2L DQ Equip
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 2.2L DQ Equip L 23 30 $17,278 $19,195
4-Door Sedan Automatic 2.2L DQ Equip L 23 30 $17,992 $19,995
4-Door Sedan Manual 2.5L DY Equip GT 21 27 $20,453 $22,795
4-Door Sedan Automatic 2.5L DY Equip GT 21 27 $21,167 $23,595
4-Door Sedan Automatic 2.5L TY Equip LSi 21 27 $22,404 $24,995
4-Door Sedan 1.8L Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 1.8L Automatic 21 30 $20,246 $22,990
4-Door Sedan 1.8L Automatic Quattro AWD 20 29 $20,246 $22,990
4-Door Sedan 1.8L Manual N/A N/A $20,246 $22,990
4-Door Sedan 1.8L Manual Quattro AWD N/A N/A $20,246 $22,990
4-Door Sedan 2.8L Automatic 18 28 $24,109 $27,430
4-Door Sedan 2.8L Automatic Quattro AWD 18 27 $24,109 $27,430
4-Door Sedan 2.8L Manual 19 27 $24,109 $27,430
4-Door Sedan 2.8L Manual Quattro AWD 19 26 $24,109 $27,430
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,278
$20,246
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,195
$22,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$320 / month
$383 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 52.2 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.1 54.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.7 36.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 53.4
Front Leg Room (in) 43.3 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 52.4 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 34.6 33.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 92 87.7
Front Head Room (in) 38.9 38.1
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1 4.3
Length, Overall (in) 180.9 178.0
Height, Overall (in) 55.3 55.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.3 58.2
Wheelbase (in) 103.5 103.0
Liftover Height (in) 24.4 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.5 68.2
Track Width, Front (in) 57.5 58.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13 13.7
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4 Channel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.5 x 0.39 9.6 x 0.39
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.94 10.9 x 0.98
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 16.4
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 36.4
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.4 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 185/70R14 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size T135/70D16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 185/70R14 P195/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 165 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2885-3160 2,987
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15" x 7"
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15" x 7"
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.5 6.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 85 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 430 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas Flat 4 Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 145 @ 4000 155 @ 1750
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.2L/135 1.8L/107
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 137 @ 5400 150 @ 5700
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 30
Transmission
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 4.096
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.11 1.999
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.90 3.730
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09 1.000
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.55 3.665
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.407
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 0.742
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Subaru Legacy Sedan Audi A4
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Strut-Type Torsion-Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Parallel Links w/Trailing Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Four-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.59 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arms w/Stabilizer Bar
 
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